• Archives,  Library Displays,  Library News

    Mysterious Stranger

    Who is this mysterious stranger spotted lurking in the archives? You will need to wait until Anniversary Weekend to find out! #ohrstromlibrary #ohrstromlibrarydigitalarchives #iamsps #stranger #archives #anniversaryweekend #isthmian #baseball #oldschool

  • Archives,  History,  Library News,  Web Resources

    New Archives Online Exhibit: Archival Gems

    A new online exhibit is available on the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives digital image website called Archival Gems: The Gem Tintype Albums of St. Paul’s School. This exhibit features fifteen images from the St. Paul’s School Archives collection taken from the two gem tintype photograph albums shown in the image above. Gem tintypes are tiny photographic images about the size of a postage stamp created using a specialized camera with multiple lenses. These albums date from the late 1860s and represent some of the earliest photographs of students in the archives collection. Learn more about this interesting early photographic process through these detailed student portraits by clicking HERE.

  • Archives,  Library News

    New Archives Exhibit: A New Chapel For St. Paul’s School

    In recognition of the 125th anniversary of the consecration of the New Chapel, a new online and in-library exhibit is now available from Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives.  A New Chapel For St. Paul’s School: Early Photographs of the Chapel of St. Peter and St. Paul can be viewed on the OLDA website as well as in the upper level display case in Ohrstrom Library. The exhibit features photographs of the New Chapel prior to 1895, with photographs selected from the St. Paul’s School archives collection. These photographs show the Chapel as it was originally designed, prior to the completion of the tower and the addition of 1928. Stop by Ohrstrom…

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    Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives now on Facebook

    Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives now has a page on Facebook.  You can keep up with what is new with the OLDA website, see photographs from the history of St. Paul’s School, get a regular dose of doggerel from Nugalia, among other interesting things.  Click through the link HERE and “like” the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives Facebook page now, and invite all your SPS friends to do the same!

  • Library News

    Welcome Back to Your Library

    Welcome to students just beginning their St. Paul’s School experience, and welcome back to those of you with familiar faces.  We look forward to greeting all new faculty and staff as well. The crisp excitement of the new school year is in the air, eagerly blowing across Lower School Pond and up the steps of Ohrstrom Library.  There will be much that is reassuringly familiar when you come into the library, but you will also discover much that is refreshingly new. New additions include: Thousands of new eBook titles including 14,000 from Digitized  1888-1994 Five streaming BBC Shakespeare plays from Ambrose Video A collection of Global Newspapers, updated daily New…